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2016 black&write! round up


Before we leave for the year, we’d love to share some of the highlights from the last couple of months! Just recently, editing interns Yasmin and Grace travelled to Sydney to take part in a one-week placement with publishing house Hachette Australia. Yasmin and Grace met staff from all levels in the organisation, attended publishing … Read more

Inspiring writing talent


This is the third blog in the series about the writers recognised in the this year’s black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowship competition. Four talented writers with very different stories have been recognised through the 2016 black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowships. While Claire Coleman and Dylan Coleman were announced as the fellowship winners last month the judges decided to also award … Read more

A Night by the Fire!

Rainbow dreaming three tiered dress - Arkie

Post by Lara Croydon. The first A Night by the Fire event for the year kicks off next week! This series is all about revitalisation through fashion. Fashion can be an avenue for individual expression. As the world of fashion continues to expand, so too does the practice of cultural expression through each woven thread, pattern, bead … Read more

SLQ celebrates NAIDOC 2015


Blog post by Amanda Hayman and Josh Kitchens State Library staff from Brisbane joined in the NAIDOC festivities at Musgrave Park Family Fun Day. This year we had an information stall. Many of our staff volunteered their time to be at the park to connect with our community. We had information sheets, children’s books and colouring-in, and for … Read more